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February 10, 2011

Film Production as Economic Development

Movies like How the West Was Won starring Henry Fonda and Gregory Peck, the original True Grit with John Wayne, and Sleeper with Woody Allen and Diane Keaton have given places like Canon City, Denver, Durango, and Bent’s Old Fort near LaJunta visibility on the silver screen. But as other areas began offering large incentives, Colorado’s desirability seemed to fade into the background. KRCC’s Andrea Chalfin examines the current state of on-location shoots in Colorado, and how one county is looking to the film industry as part of its economic future.

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This piece aired as part of the February edition of Western Skies. See a slideshow and some video shot in Crowley County by clicking here.

Filed under: Andrea Chalfin,Arts & Culture,KRCC News — andrea @ 7:33 am

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